James Lee Baker, beloved son of the late Mazie Baker and Charlie Savage Sr. was born on May 3, 1942 and departed his life on February 3, 2022 of a sudden illness. He is preceded in death by his brothers, Carroll Thomas Baker Sr., and Roosevelt Savage; great niece, Ja’Briah Mears; aunts, Mary Savage & Clara Savage, and special cousins, Bernice & William Duffy, and Josephine Fosque.

Loved and called by many of the children in his life as "Baka'', James Lee was the person that was always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone in need. He grew up in the Parksley, Seaside area and was educated in the public schools of Accomack County. Once he left school, James Lee joined the working world, working for Hopeland Farms in Modest Town, VA., owned and operated by Ralph and Pete Onley. He held his position as Ranch Hand Worker for well over 50 years, until his health started to fail.

James Lee was truly one of a kind and will forever live on through the memories of his loved ones, especially his niece, Natasha White. In the loss of her father, James Lee took on a supportive role in her life at a time when she really needed it. In his leisure time, James Lee loved to play the lottery, take walks to the local grocery store to buy snacks for the kids, and watch old western tv shows. James Lee was the true definition of family, he always made sure Laversa, Keyasha, Keith Jr., Nasir, Jaseon, Jason Jr., and Samorion didn't want for anything. They knew that anytime "Baka" was around, everything was "allllllllright."

James Lee leaves to cherish his wonderful memories: his brother Charlie Savage Jr. of South Carolina, sister in-law Denise Baker of Melfa, VA., his two nieces: Natasha White (Keith White) of Bloxom, VA, Oleisha Mears of Norfolk,VA, two nephews: Carrol Baker Jr (Kiara Baker) of Painter VA and Mario Baker of Melfa VA., 13 great nieces and nephews, 2 great-great nieces, 1 great-great nephew; special friend: Lynette Taylor of Seaford, DE, special cousins who referred to him as an uncle, Lanita Taylor, Latishia Taylor, and Calessa Taylor of Seaford, DE, and a host of cousins, other relatives, and friends.

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